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The devil is in the details, especially when it comes to welding processes. This technology area has information on consumables, including cutting tips, electrodes and wire, spatter prevention compounds, temporary purge dams, and welding torch components.

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Wallover Oil hires director of manufacturing -

Wallover Oil hires director of manufacturing

September 4, 2012

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has hired Peter Vagt as its new director of manufacturing. He is responsible for all production, engineering, trucking, and safety matters. Vagt has more than 20 years of experience in the...

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Wallover Oil hires new salesman -

Wallover Oil hires new salesman

July 19, 2012

Wallover Oil Co., a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants in Strongsville, Ohio, has added Jonathan LeGeune to its sales team. He is responsible for sales operations in eastern Tennessee, western Georgia, western Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama. LeGeune has 20 years of...

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Chemetall Metalworking Group receives Nissan approval for non-oil lubricant

July 16, 2012

Chemetall, New Providence, N.J., has announced that its Gardolube® VP 10300/2 non-oil stamping lubricant has received approval from Nissan Motors for use on all automotive components processed through paint and e-coat systems by Nissan North America facilities and affiliates. It is the first fully...

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ESAB opens South Carolina manufacturing facility

July 10, 2012

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has opened a newly renovated manufacturing facility in Union County, S.C., creating 101 new jobs. The 260,000-sq.-ft. plant manufactures GMAW and SAW wires. Two new production lines for the company's AristoRod and copper-coated wires also will be...

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Matheson to transfer ownership of gas, welding supply business to Indiana Oxygen

July 10, 2012

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has announced an agreement to transfer ownership of its Elkhart, Ind., gas and welding supply business to the Indiana Oxygen Co. The companies expect to complete the transfer in July 2012. Indiana Oxygen has an established network of branch locations in Indiana. It...

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Matheson opens Florida gas, welding supply store

June 26, 2012

Matheson has opened a new gas and welding supply store and depot in Fort Myers, Fla. This location is part of the company's Southeast Zone, which includes 14 local sites throughout Florida. All of the company's industrial gases, welding supplies, propane, safety equipment, and tools are available...

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Matheson opens retail facility in Joplin, Mo.

June 14, 2012

Matheson has opened its new facility in Joplin, Mo., replacing the structure lost in a devastating tornado last year. The company has supplied compressed gases, welding equipment, and related items from its Joplin facility since 2002. On May 22, 2011, a tornado estimated to be 1.5 miles wide cut a...

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Cyl-Tec adds customer service representative -

Cyl-Tec adds customer service representative

May 30, 2012

Cyl-Tec Inc., a provider of cylinders and related supplies to the packaged gas industry in Aurora, Ill., has added Elliot Levine to its customer service department. Levine has a background as a field engineer with customer service experience, working previously as customer service manager at...

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Thermadyne changes name to Victor Technologies

May 22, 2012

Thermadyne Holdings Corporation has announced that it has changed its name to Victor Technologies Group, Inc. and the name of its wholly owned subsidiary Thermadyne Industries, Inc. to Victor Technologies International, Inc. "“To re-position the company in the marketplace, we are returning to...

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Matheson acquires Airweld

May 16, 2012

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has acquired the assets and business of US Airweld Inc., Phoenix, with operations located throughout Arizona and New Mexico. The purchase is expected to improve Matheson’s existing business in Phoenix; Tucson, Ariz.; and Albuquerque, N.M., and expand the network to...

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Miller, Hobart Bros. named official welding equipment providers for Lambeau Field expansion -

Miller, Hobart Bros. named official welding equipment providers for Lambeau Field expansion

May 8, 2012

The Green Bay Packers have named Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Appleton, Wis., and Hobart Brothers Co., Troy, Ohio, as the official welding equipment providers for the Lambeau Field expansion. The two companies have partnered with Neenah, Wis.-based general contractor Miron Construction Co. Inc. to...

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Voortman open house scheduled for June

April 23, 2012

On June 28-29 Voortman will hold an open house at its Rijssen, Netherlands, plant to demonstrate its automated steel processing machines. During the Product Introduction Days 2012 event, company representatives will share in-depth information with customers, distributers, and industry publications...

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Airgas buys Nordan Smith

April 5, 2012

Airgas Inc., Radnor, Pa., has announced the purchase of Industrial Welding Supplies of Hattiesburg LLC, a Mississippi-based distributor of Nordan Smith brand industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related supplies. Airgas bought the business with operations spread over 17 locations in...

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Wallover Oil hires regional sales manager

March 12, 2012

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has named Erik Ross as northeastern regional sales manager. A graduate of Glenville State College, Ross has 13 years of experience in industrial sales, focusing on lubricants and mechanical...

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Lincoln Electric Holdings acquires Weartech

March 12, 2012

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has acquired Weartech Intl., a privately held producer of cobalt-based hardfacing and wear-resistant welding consumables. With headquarters in Anaheim, Calif., Weartech has manufacturing plants in Anaheim and Port Talbot, Wales. Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, is a...

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